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Train Information between Paris and Rotterdam

distanceDistance231 miles (373 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price$133 (€107)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThalys

Trains from Paris to Rotterdam cover the 231 miles (373 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 37 min with our travel partners like Thalys. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $98 (€79), but the average price of train tickets is $133 (€107). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.

Train companies

Thalys between Paris and Rotterdam

You can travel by train between Paris and Rotterdam with Thalys for as low as $98 (€79). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Thalys

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Paris to Rotterdam with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Book your Thalys Paris to Rotterdam train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check Thalys’s up-to-date train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Paris to Rotterdam routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable Thalys train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance from Paris to Rotterdam is 231 miles (373 km), and the best price for a one-way Paris - Rotterdam Thalys train ticket starts at $98 (€79) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your Thalys ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train. Waiting in a line at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with Thalys!

Paris to Rotterdam train information with Thalys:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 37 min
  • Thalys frequency: 6 a day

Thalys has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Thalys tickets from Paris to Rotterdam and when traveling by train:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Travel Tips

Trains from Paris to Rotterdam
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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Paris and Rotterdam?

Travel between Paris, France and Rotterdam, Netherlands by train is: Fully open.

Can I enter Netherlands from France?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

All travelers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Paris and Rotterdam as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Paris, France from Rotterdam, Netherlands?

Return travel from Netherlands to France is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from Rotterdam?

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Rotterdam?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/23/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Rotterdam.

How much do cheap train tickets from Paris to Rotterdam cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Paris to Rotterdam trains for as little as $98 (€79)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train to Rotterdam from Paris?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Paris to Rotterdam train to cost on average $133 (€107)  one way.
How far is Paris to Rotterdam by train?
The distance between Paris and Rotterdam by train is approximately 231 miles (373 km).
How long is the train between Paris and Rotterdam?
The train time from Paris to Rotterdam is on average 2 h 37 min  for the 231 miles (373 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Paris to Rotterdam by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Paris to Rotterdam, which train station in Paris do I depart from and which train station in Rotterdam do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Paris, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When you arrive in Rotterdam, your train can arrive in train stations including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Noord.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Rotterdam Centraal.

Where is the train station in Paris to go to Rotterdam? Where is the train station in Rotterdam located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center of Paris. The most popular arrival train station in Rotterdam, called Rotterdam Centraal, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Paris to Rotterdam?
If you're looking for trains from Paris to Rotterdam, you can rely on Thalys to get you to Rotterdam. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Paris to Rotterdam trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I find a direct train from Paris to Rotterdam?
Yes, there are 6 direct trains per day from Paris to Rotterdam with Thalys, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
How many train services are there from Paris to Rotterdam a day?
The average number of trains departing Paris for Rotterdam is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Paris to Rotterdam?
You can take the earliest train from Paris to Rotterdam at 6: 25 AM   or take the last train from Paris to Rotterdam leaving at 1: 25 PM. Look for the latest Paris to Rotterdam train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How early should I buy Paris to Rotterdam train tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Paris to Rotterdam is on average $133 (€107) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Paris and Rotterdam available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Rotterdam
Gare Saint-Lazare
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Paris Gare Montparnasse
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Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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Paris Gare de Lyon
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
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Paris Gare du Nord
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.